verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Definition for stoop (2 of 3)
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Definition for stoop (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for stoop
A photo shows a young boy sitting on a stoop, looking sad because he couldn’t see his grandparents up close.
At the start to walk stooping is rather a joke, but it is a joke that soon wears off.
“Stooping to this level proves the U.S. is facing utter defeat in Afghanistan,” he said.
And it achieves that end without stooping toward protectionism sops to special interests.Rick Santorum’s One Good Idea: No Corporate Taxes for U.S. Manufacturers|John Avlon|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ten paces along Bond Street he encountered a small, stooping figure which became detached from the shadows of a shop door.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Stooping, lest our heads furnish a target, we splashed along in the shallow water till we reached the mouth of the canyon.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He saw the big hands outspread, he saw the slightly stooping shoulders, he saw the face and eyes, the light blue eyes.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Mr. Mason was fond of children, and stooping down he kissed the child, who drew back and hid behind Jake.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
"Mr. Mudge requires no hat where he is now," continued the doctor, stooping to poke the fire.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood